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JAKE ARRIETA RUMORS & GOSSIP

How Jake Arrieta stayed fresh without throwing a baseball this offseason

After logging an innings total far beyond anything he had experienced in his major-league career in 2015, Chicago Cubs ace Jake Arrieta managed to uphold his usual offseason training regimen – only without actually throwing a baseball as he usually would at the beginning.Arrieta, who is known for adhering to a strict conditioning program and healthy diet, threw a combined 248 2...
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Spring Training Preview: Pittsburgh Pirates

After winning 98 games during the 2015 regular season, the Pittsburgh Pirates playoff hopes were quickly spoiled by Jake Arrieta and the Chicago Cubs in the National League Wild Card one-game playoff. Usually that many wins is good enough to win a division title, but with a jam-packed National League Central Division, the Pirates fell a few games short of the division crown and were...
Via Baseball Essential
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Chicago Cubs: how Jake Arrieta earned his raise

The Chicago Cubs have been making many additions to their roster this offseason. With the signings of Jason Heyward, Ben Zobrist, and John Lackey, the Cubs have shown they are not afraid to break the bank. With the offseason winding down, there was one more player to sign, Jake Arrieta. Arrieta was up for arbitration this season and was asking for a hefty price. Ultimately, the Cubs...
Via isportsweb.com
3 days ago  |  Discuss

The Cubs Payroll Numbers, I Think

It’s been a while since we’ve had any major news, but late Friday night, we heard from various sources that the Chicago Cubs and Jake Arrieta had settled on a contract prior to their arbitration hearing.  This is a good thing, and although many Cubs fans had hoped for an extension, there’s still plenty of time for that, should the two sides find common ground.  The details...
Via World Series Dreaming
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Jake Arrieta and Chicago Cubs Avoid Arbitration

Jake Arrieta and the Chicago Cubs will not be going into arbitration next week, according to the Associated Press. They have come to terms on a salary of $10.7 Million for the 2016 season. This breaks the record for a four-year pitcher in arbitration, attributable to the 22 wins, Cy Young Award, and incredible second half of the 2015 season by the ace right-hander. This is the second...
Via Baseball Essential
3 days ago  |  Discuss

APNewsBreak: Arrieta, Cubs agree at $10.7M, AP source says

CHICAGO (AP) Jake Arrieta and the Chicago Cubs found a number that worked in the canyon between their arbitration proposals. Arrieta has agreed to a $10.7 million, one-year contract for the highest one-year deal for a pitcher eligible for arbitration for the second time. A person familiar with the negotiations disclosed the agreement on Friday night. The person spoke to The Associated...
Via Associated Press
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Source: Cubs, Jake Arrieta agree on $10.7 million deal

CHICAGO -- A person familiar with the negotiations says Chicago Cubs ace Jake Arrieta has agreed to a $10.7 million, one-year contract, avoiding arbitration with the highest one-year deal for a pitcher with four years of major-league service.The person spoke to The Associated Press on Friday night on condition of anonymity because the contract had not been announced by the team.Arrieta...
Via Associated Press
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AP NewsBreak: AP source: Arrieta, Cubs agree at $10.7M

CHICAGO (AP) A person familiar with the negotiations says Chicago Cubs ace Jake Arrieta has agreed to a $10.7 million, one-year contract, avoiding arbitration with the highest one-year deal for a pitcher with four years of major league service. The person spoke to The Associated Press on Friday night on condition of anonymity because the contract had not been announced by the...
Via Associated Press
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Jake Arrieta battled arm fatigue in the playoffs

Cy Young Award winner Jake Arrieta revealed that he was fatigued in the playoffs, after tossing 229 innings in the regular season, according to an ESPN report. Including his 19.2 playoff innings, the 29-year-old hurler threw 248.2 innings, which topped his career-high innings mark, set last year at 156.2. ESPN.com’s Jesse Rogers reported that Arrieta said: “I think that...
Via The Outside Corner
November 20, 2015  |  Discuss

White Sox bar giving out 'free' beer for every Cardinals homer

A pro-Chicago White Sox bar in the Windy City known for engaging in anti-Chicago Cubs antics will be serving free beers to patrons every time a St. Louis Cardinals player hits a home run against the North Siders in the NLDS. McNally’s, a South Side pub in Morgan Park — smack dab in ChiSox Country — made the announcement about the free suds via its marquee. “CUB FANS WHOS...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
October 09, 2015  |  Discuss
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